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OBX gets help from the Cape Fear region

While Hurricane Dorian gave us a glancing blow, it battered the Outer Banks causing major damage to homes along the barrier islands.

Ocracoke Express passenger ferry service launches May 20

NCDOT's Ferry Division announced today that after two free preview days on May 20-21, the passenger ferry service will run seven days a week from May 22 through Sept. 5.

Customers return to North Carolina island after outage

Businesses on a North Carolina island say sales are gradually picking up after a power outage forced visitors to stay away for a week.
Gov. Roy Cooper visits Wilmington on March 14, 2017. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)video

N. Carolina governor to visit site of utility damage on coast

Gov. Roy Cooper plans to visit the bridge where three transmission cables were damaged, causing the evacuation of tourists from two islands on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

All 3 transmission cables to 2 islands in Outer Banks damaged

Construction crews building a new bridge damaged all three transmission cables that provide electricity to two North Carolina islands where tourists were ordered to leave because of a lack of power.

Island businesses fret about power outage losses

A power outage that drove tourists from two North Carolina islands wiped out a significant chunk of the lucrative summer months for local businesses.

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